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  1. We analyzed stem growth responses of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) to severe drought in 2003/04 and 2018. The results showed high drought tolerance in sandy, loamy, and most silty soils, with...

    Authors: Göran Spangenberg, Reiner Zimmermann, Manfred Küppers, Jürgen Schäffer and Sebastian Hein
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:23
  2. A Soil Monitoring Law to improve soil health across all land uses has been proposed by the European Commission. As forests soils have different chemical and physical properties as well as biogeochemical dynami...

    Authors: Nicole Wellbrock, Nathalie Cools, Bruno de Vos, Robert Jandl, Aleksi Lehtonen, Ernst Leitgeb, Raisa Mäkipää, Pavel Pavlenda, Kai Schwärtzel and Vít Šrámek
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:22
  3. Mining genome-wide DNA sequences enabled the discovery of near-diagnostic markers for species assignment in four European white oaks (Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl., Quercus pubescens Willd., Quercus pyrenaica Wi...

    Authors: Antoine Kremer, Adline Delcamp, Isabelle Lesur, Stefanie Wagner, Christian Rellstab, Erwan Guichoux and Thibault Leroy
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:21
  4. Nested plot designs with concentric plots with increasing radii and size threshold underestimate tree species richness with respect to full census sampling with no tree size restrictions. Regeneration emerged ...

    Authors: Daniel Moreno-Fernández, Isabel Cañellas, Laura Hernández, Patricia Adame and Iciar Alberdi
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:20
  5. A validation convention can be established for forest management optimization models. It consists of (1) the delivery of face validation, (2) performing at least one other validation technique, and (3) an expl...

    Authors: Jitka Janová, Kai Bödeker, Logan Bingham, Mengistie Kindu and Thomas Knoke
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:19
  6. Dihydropinosylvin monomethyl ether (DPME) and pinosylvin monomethyl ether (PME) are pinosylvin derivatives that show high nematicidal activity against pine wood nematodes (PWNs). Here, we found that fungal eli...

    Authors: Yi Rae Kim, Young Bum Moon, Han Bin Choi, Jung Yeon Han, Han Suk Choi, Sangrea Shim and Yong Eui Choi
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:18
  7. The dataset includes data from forest soil surveys conducted in the period 2000–2020. It provides soil and site variables from 8269 locations. Data are aggregated in three basic soil layers: upper organic soil...

    Authors: Kateřina Neudertová Hellebrandová, Věra Fadrhonsová and Vít Šrámek
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:17
  8. The invasive pine wood nematode is a major threat to pine forests worldwide, causing extensive tree mortality. Although scientific knowledge and control measures are continuously improving, important gaps rema...

    Authors: Christelle Robinet, Annie Raffin, Hervé Jactel, Emmanuel Kersaudy, Philippe Deuffic, Armand Clopeau, Hoël Hotte, Marc Kleinhentz, Cécile Robin, Géraldine Roux, Laure Villate and Philippe Castagnone-Sereno
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:16
  9. We applied the generalized algebraic difference approach (GADA) to develop dynamic models of height growth for pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.) in Serbia. According to the dominant heights, the studied region c...

    Authors: Marko Kazimirović, Branko Stajić, Nenad Petrović, Janko Ljubičić, Olivera Košanin, Marc Hanewinkel and Dominik Sperlich
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:15
  10. Despite been grown under the same climate, oak species are able to correlate with looser, but still identifiable, leaf morphological syndromes, composed by morphological traits with an ecological role in their...

    Authors: Rubén Martín-Sánchez, Domingo Sancho-Knapik, David Alonso-Forn, Ana López-Ballesteros, Juan Pedro Ferrio, Andrew L. Hipp, José Javier Peguero-Pina and Eustaquio Gil-Pelegrín
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:14
  11. In European mountain forests, the growth of silver fir (Abies alba Mill.), sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus L.), European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.) seedlings is ...

    Authors: Marianne Bernard, Julien Barrere, Xavier Morin, Sonia Saïd, Vincent Boulanger, Elena Granda, Raquel Benavides, Hervé Jactel, Marco Heurich, Sonia G. Rabasa, Fernando Valladares and Georges Kunstler
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:13
  12. The forest canopy gaps, formed by natural or anthropogenic factors, have been found to reduce soil carbon content and increase nutrient availability. The magnitudes of these effects have been observed to incre...

    Authors: Ran Tong, Biyong Ji, G. Geoff Wang, Chenyang Lou, Cong Ma, Nianfu Zhu, Wenwen Yuan and Tonggui Wu
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:12
  13. Seven European beech provenances differing largely in growth performance were grown at two common garden sites in Germany and Slovakia. The intra-specific variability of most traits was explained more by pheno...

    Authors: Daniel Kurjak, Peter Petrík, Alena Sliacka Konôpková, Roman M. Link, Dušan Gömöry, Peter Hajek, Mirko Liesebach, Christoph Leuschner and Bernhard Schuldt
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:11
  14. Authors: Elena N. Arbuzova, Oleg A. Kulinich, Andrey A. Chalkin, Natalia I. Kozyreva, Vyacheslav V. Gorbach and Alexander Yu. Ryss
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:10

    The original article was published in Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:6

  15. Wood_db-chemistry gathers information on oak, beech and Douglas fir extractives studied between 1950 and 2020. The data can be used by researchers, stakeholders in the forest-wood sector and the chemical indus...

    Authors: Béatrice Richard, Alain Bénard, Stéphane Dumarçay and Francis Colin
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:9
  16. Presence of Phytophthora ramorum (Werres, De Cock, and Man in ‘t Veld) in western France was studied after the detection of this invasive pathogen in 2017 in Larix kaempferi (Lamb.) and eradication of the affecte...

    Authors: Arielle Beltran, Simon Laubray, Renaud Ioos, Claude Husson and Benoit Marçais
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:7
  17. Evolving societal demands and accelerated ecological dynamics due to global change are rapidly altering forest ecosystems and their services. This has prompted the need for advancing forest inventorying and mo...

    Authors: Marco Ferretti, Christoph Fischer, Arthur Gessler, Catherine Graham, Katrin Meusburger, Meinrad Abegg, Peter Bebi, Ariel Bergamini, Eckehard G. Brockerhoff, Ivano Brunner, Christoph Bühler, Marco Conedera, Pierre Cothereau, Petra D’Odorico, Christoph Düggelin, Christian Ginzler…
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:6
  18. We elucidated the age trends of narrow-sense heritability and phenotypic/genetic correlations and the age–age genetic correlation of growth ring components of Cryptomeria japonica D. Don by investigating progenie...

    Authors: Yuko Yasuda, Taiichi Iki, Yuya Takashima, Makoto Takahashi, Yuichiro Hiraoka and Kentaro Mishima
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:5
  19. Drought severely worsened till 2100 and eventually outplayed growth-enhancing CO2 fertilization turning productivity gains into losses for beech and fir. Most scenarios generated notable losses in profitability b...

    Authors: Dominik Sperlich, Marc Hanewinkel and Rasoul Yousefpour
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:4
  20. Naturally regenerating populations of common beech, pedunculate, and sessile oaks develop strong spatial genetic structures at adult and seedling stages. Significant genetic relationship occurs between individ...

    Authors: Elżbieta Sandurska, Bartosz Ulaszewski, Katarzyna Meyza, Ewa Sztupecka and Jarosław Burczyk
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:3
  21. Metabarcoding analysis of soil fungal communities in French mountain forests revealed that harvesting intensity, time since last harvest and former land use had no effect on fungal community composition compar...

    Authors: Sylvain Mollier, Georges Kunstler, Jean-Luc Dupouey, Stephen Mulero and Laurent Bergès
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:2

    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:8

  22. As a result of our research, we determined that Cryptosporiopsis tarraconensis—as a new species for Central Europe—is the causative agent of leaf lesions in natural populations of hazel (Corylus avellana). Until ...

    Authors: Katarzyna Patejuk, Anna Baturo-Cieśniewska, Agata Kaczmarek-Pieńczewska, Amelia Piegdoń, Wiesław Fałtynowicz, Pola Wasilewska and Magdalena Ogonowska
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2024 81:1
  23. This study compares the measured radial variation in wood stiffness, strength, and density of noble fir, Norway spruce, western hemlock, and western red cedar by developing mixed-effects models for each proper...

    Authors: David Gil-Moreno, J. Paul MClean and Dan Ridley-Ellis
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:48
  24. Above 40° N/S, increasing latitude is linked to greater post-fire tree regeneration. However, species dominance shifts from conifers to short-lived deciduous trees, which may negatively impact flora, fauna, an...

    Authors: Matthew Joseph Ruggirello, Gimena Bustamante, Paula Rodriguez, Verónica Cruz-Alonso and Rosina Soler
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:47
  25. During pest outbreaks, mapping tools play an important role. Participatory projects can provide useful ground data, which have a high accuracy in detecting early-stage infestations and small spots of the Europ...

    Authors: Davide Nardi, Aurora Bozzini, Giuseppe Morgante, Angelo Gaccione, Valerio Finozzi and Andrea Battisti
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:46
  26. J. sabina var. balkanensis, that is of hybrid origin, and its maternal progenitor J. sabina var. sabina are genetically distinct with respect to cpDNA, SNP, and SilicoDArT loci. Mostly non-overlapping distributio...

    Authors: Katarzyna A. Jadwiszczak, Małgorzata Mazur, Agnieszka Bona, Katarzyna Marcysiak and Adam Boratyński
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:45
  27. Crown area, sapling height, and biovolume extracted from UAV-acquired RGB images provided accurate estimates of aboveground biomass and carbon stocks in a 5-year-old holm oak (Quercus ilex L.) plantation. Our mod...

    Authors: R. Juan-Ovejero, A. Elghouat, C. J. Navarro, M. P. Reyes-Martín, M. N. Jiménez, F. B. Navarro, D. Alcaraz-Segura and J. Castro
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:44
  28. The range-wide level of genetic variation of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) is geographically structured. High admixture and low genetic structure of populations in Central Europe and Fennoscandia suggest past ...

    Authors: Weronika Barbara Żukowska, Błażej Wójkiewicz, Andrzej Lewandowski, Richárd László and Witold Wachowiak
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:42
  29. The application of material selection principles uncovered eight possible alternative tree species (two deciduous and six coniferous species) to substitute Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.) and potential...

    Authors: Christian Huber, Magdalena Langmaier, Alexander Stadlmann, Eduard Hochbichler, Maximilian Grabner, Alfred Teischinger, Johannes Konnerth, Michael Grabner, Ulrich Müller and Maximilian Pramreiter
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:41
  30. Sample size (number of plots) may significantly affect the accuracy of forest attribute estimations using airborne LiDAR data in large-scale subtropical areas. In general, the accuracy of all models improves w...

    Authors: Chungan Li, Zhu Yu, Huabing Dai, Xiangbei Zhou and Mei Zhou
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:40
  31. Among the variety of leaf defensive strategies to counteract herbivory attacks, the oak species analyzed in this study maximize investment in no more than one, with high-LMA oaks developing very tough leaves a...

    Authors: Domingo Sancho-Knapik, Rubén Martín-Sánchez, David Alonso-Forn, José Javier Peguero-Pina, Juan Pedro Ferrio and Eustaquio Gil-Pelegrín
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:39
  32. We have examined thermal control for embryo growth and seed germination in European ash. Using historical data (span of 36 years) of embryo index in matured seeds, we showed that maturation is not influenced b...

    Authors: Mikołaj Krzysztof Wawrzyniak, Juan Manuel Ley-López, João Paulo Rodrigues Martins and Paweł Chmielarz
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:38
  33. In arboriculture, the number and diversity of pollen donors can have a major impact on fruit production. We studied pollination insurance in hybrid chestnut orchards (C. sativa × C. crenata) provided by nearby wi...

    Authors: Clément Larue and Rémy J. Petit
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:37
  34. Forest tree breeding must undergo significant revisions to adapt to the evolving challenges posed by climate change. Addressing the shifts in environmental conditions requires a comprehensive multidisciplinary...

    Authors: Milan Lstibůrek, María Rosario García‐Gil and Arne Steffenrem
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:36
  35. Phenology is of increasing interest to climate change science and adaptation ecology. Here, we provide bud development, leafing, and leaf senescence data, collected on 772 European beech and silver fir trees b...

    Authors: Frederic Jean, Hendrik Davi, Sylvie Oddou-Muratorio, Bruno Fady, Ivan Scotti, Caroline Scotti-Saintagne, Julien Ruffault, Valentin Journe, Philippe Clastre, Olivier Marloie, William Brunetto, Marianne Correard, Olivier Gilg, Mehdi Pringarbe, Franck Rei, Jean Thevenet…
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:35
  36. The diameter growth of Dahurian larch (Larix gmelini Rupr.) and white birch (Betula platyphylla Suk.) species in secondary forest of Northeast China was not only influenced by biological factors such as tree size...

    Authors: Tao Wang, Longfei Xie, Zheng Miao, Lihu Dong, Yuanshuo Hao, Aiyun Ma and Fengri Li
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:34
  37. The resistance of Pinus pinaster Aiton to pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Steiner and Buhrer) varied among populations from the Iberian Peninsula, with survival rates for inoculated seedlings rangin...

    Authors: Esteban Torres-Sánchez, María Menéndez-Gutiérrez, Lucía Villar and Raquel Díaz
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:33
  38. Abies alba Mill.–Pinus uncinata Ramond. ecotone dynamics are examined along both altitudinal and protection level gradients by combining field inventories and Landsat data. An upward expansion of A. alba to the s...

    Authors: Isabel Aulló-Maestro, Cristina Gómez, Laura Hernández, J. Julio Camarero, Mariola Sánchez-González, Isabel Cañellas, Antonio Vázquez de la Cueva and Fernando Montes
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:32
  39. We found that the stabilizing mechanisms for forest productivity varied across harvesting intensities in a mixed broad-leaved Korean pine forest. Effects of overyielding at high species richness and species as...

    Authors: Yan Geng, Kehan Xiang, Chunyu Zhang and Xiuhai Zhao
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:31
  40. Primary remains of Eucalyptus (E. urophylla × E. grandis) plantations following clear-cutting are the stumps and coarse roots. A chrono-sequence approach revealed that the biomass of coarse roots is higher than t...

    Authors: Xiangsheng Deng, Xiang Liang, Lu Shen, Haiyu Liu, Mei Yang, Min Zeng, Mengqiang Liang and Fei Cheng
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:30
  41. Appropriate silvicultural practices combined with the use of resistant Central European provenances can reduce the prevalence of larch canker caused by Lachnellula willkommii (R. Hartig) Dennis, a major disease a...

    Authors: Cécile Robin, Stefanie Wagner, Olivier Baubet, François Ehrenmann, Bastien Castagneyrol, Xavier Capdevielle, Olivier Fabreguettes, Rémy J. Petit and Dominique Piou
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:29
  42. We provide a set of allometric models for wild cherry trees (Prunus avium L.) established in agroforestry systems. A total of 70 trees in southwestern Germany were surveyed using terrestrial laser scanning and an...

    Authors: Zoe Schindler, Thomas Seifert, Jonathan P. Sheppard and Christopher Morhart
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:28
  43. The Forest Department strongly influences agroforestry design, tree species selection, and the participation and motivation of farmers to plant trees. Farmers perceive trees as harmful to crops and have avoide...

    Authors: Su Mon San, Navneet Kumar, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger and Christine B. Schmitt
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:27
  44. We propose a framework to derive the direct loss of aboveground carbon stocks after the 2020 wildfire in forests of the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone using optical and radar Sentinel satellite data. Carbon stocks w...

    Authors: Maksym Matsala, Viktor Myroniuk, Oleksandr Borsuk, Denis Vishnevskiy, Dmitry Schepaschenko, Anatoly Shvidenko, Florian Kraxner and Andrii Bilous
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:26
  45. We present a relational database containing compositional and structural characteristics of 575 permanent 100 m2 shrubland plots distributed in the NE of Iberian peninsula. The datasets provide valuable informati...

    Authors: Pere Casals, Eva Gabriel, Miquel De Cáceres, Ana I. Ríos and Xavier Castro
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:23
  46. Paternity analyses show that effective pollination of ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) in a seed orchard and a floodplain forest affected by ash dieback is more likely to be facilitated by healthier males. Thereby, na...

    Authors: Anna-Katharina Eisen, Devrim Semizer-Cuming, Susanne Jochner-Oette and Barbara Fussi
    Citation: Annals of Forest Science 2023 80:22

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